Nothing makes one old so quickly as the ever-present thought that one is growing older.
Nothing can contribute more to peace of soul than the lack of any opinion whatever.
There are people who believe everything is sane and sensible that is done with a solemn face.
If people should ever start to do only what is necessary millions would die of hunger.
The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.
With prophecies the commentator is often a more important man than the prophet.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
A schoolteacher or professor cannot educate individuals, he educates only species.
The most successful tempters and thus the most dangerous are the deluded deluders.
He swallowed a lot of wisdom, but all of it seems to have gone down the wrong way.
Theologians always try to turn the Bible into a book without common sense.